From the Czech Republic to ‘Czechia’: Shaping Modern Identity

Jan Čulík

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The recent announcement that the Czech Republic will adopt a shorted name, ‘Czechia’, is the product of decisions made by political elites without public input, writes Jan Čulík. He suggests that the debate which has followed, both within the country and internationally, is a testament to the uncertainty many people feel about their political identities today.
Original languageEnglish
Place of PublicationEdinburgh
PublisherEuropean Futures
EditionArticle No 101
Media of outputBlog post
Publication statusPublished - 26 Apr 2016


  • Czech Republic
  • Czechia
  • Eastern Europe
  • National identity
  • Political decisions


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